MIT’s DIY muon detector sniffs out cosmic particles

Scientists at MIT have designed a pocket-sized muon detector that can be easily made with common electrical parts, meaning anyone can kit themselves out with legitimately-functional Ghostbusters-esque gear for less than $ 100. The device detects the charged particles — muons — that come from the high-energy cosmic rays blasted from supernovae beyond the solar […]

Louis Theroux: Dark States – Journalist sniffs heroin on addict’s palm

One addict Louis interviewed explained that her latest delivery had “a smell to it” which meant that it had either been “re-cut” or was a “decent quality”. Finding it hard to describe the vinegar scent, the addict offered her palm out to Louis to smell the drug. As Louis explained that it was “weird” and […]